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Windows Overlay File System Filter Driver - Windows 8 Service

This service also exists in Windows 10.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Windows Overlay File System Filter Driver
Service name:Wof
Type:filesys
Error control:normal
Group:FSFilter Compression

Default Behavior

The Windows Overlay File System Filter Driver service is a file system driver. If Windows Overlay File System Filter Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Wof service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Windows Overlay File System Filter Driver won't start, if the FltMgr service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Windows Overlay File System Filter Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8.1 Update 1 edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreWindowsOverlayFileSystemFilterDriverWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer.